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Woodward, Catherine; Woodward, Nicholas – Research in Science and Technological Education, 1998
Examines the point at which children develop negative attitudes toward science and whether the adoption of the National Curriculum in England and Wales has influenced student attitudes. Results indicate that although unpopular, students do not necessarily have negative attitudes toward science. Contains 32 references. (DDR)
Descriptors: British National Curriculum, Course Selection (Students), Curriculum Design, Curriculum Development
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Buchan, Anne S.; Welford, A. Geoffrey – Research in Science and Technological Education, 1994
Reports on the findings of a questionnaire developed to determine the extent to which General Certificate of Secondary Education syllabuses affect science curriculum and pedagogic practice in schools in England and Wales. (ZWH)
Descriptors: Course Content, Educational Research, Evaluation, Foreign Countries
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Thompson, David; Orion, Nir – Research in Science and Technological Education, 1999
Describes the development of English, Welsh, and Israeli preservice secondary science teachers from immediately before to immediately after their initial teacher education courses. Finds that all students passed through a dynamic process of transformation and changed their perceptions about teaching, but the British students' ideas were more…
Descriptors: Cross Cultural Studies, Foreign Countries, Knowledge Base for Teaching, Preservice Teacher Education